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PS18 Charleston Gospel Choir - James Weldon Johnson: History & Words
Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 5:00PM

Morris Street Baptist Church
25 Morris St.
Charleston, SC 29403


Through song and narration, the performance showcases and honors the remarkable life and work of Renaissance man James Weldon Johnson (1871 - 1938), an African-American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and civil rights activist. The internationally acclaimed Choir will perform moving gospel and spiritual standards including Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing along with gospel greats including All We Ask by Donnie McClurkin, Aretha Franklin's arrangement of How I Got Over, Charleston Gospel Choir's arrangement of Amazing Grace and the late Edwin Hawkins' Grammy award-winning Oh Happy Day, and many others.